Windows Backup Error 0x80041321

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Edward Snowden Last Updated: May 19, 2022


Software: Windows 7, 8 & 10 | Last modified on 2018-06-18


When attempting to create or restore a back-up, error 0x80041321 occurs. This is caused by corrupted files within the WindowsBackup folder.

[Solution 1] Reset the Windows Backup feature


  1. Open the File Explorer.
  2. Open C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsBackup
  3. Create a back-up of the files located in the folder and then empty the folder.
  4. Open the Command Prompt (Admin) or PowerShell (Admin).
  5. Execute msfeedssync disable
  6. Execute msfeedssync enable
  7. Attempt to create or restore a back-up again.

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Edward Joseph Snowden is an American whistleblower who copied and leaked highly classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 when he was a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee and subcontractor. His disclosures revealed numerous global surveillance programs, many run by the NSA and the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance with the cooperation of telecommunication companies and European governments, and prompted a cultural discussion about national security and individual privacy.


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